Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 7 points (0.0%) at 17,640 as of Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,119 issues advancing vs. 1,864 declining with 145 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. A company within the industry that increased today was Bbva Banco FrancesS.A ( BFR), up 11.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Shinhan Financial Group ( SHG), down 2.5%, Banco Santander Brasil SA/Brazil ( BSBR), down 1.4%, Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The ( RBS), down 0.8% and BB&T ( BBT), down 0.9%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3. Credit Suisse Group ( CS) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry higher today. As of noon trading, Credit Suisse Group is up $0.22 (0.9%) to $25.07 on average volume. Thus far, 839,914 shares of Credit Suisse Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.83-$25.10 after having opened the day at $24.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.85.

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Credit Suisse Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial services to private, corporate, institutional, government clients, and high-net-worth individuals, as well as affluent and retail clients worldwide. Credit Suisse Group has a market cap of $39.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 0.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Credit Suisse Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Credit Suisse Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Credit Suisse Group Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, HDFC Bank ( HDB) is up $0.69 (1.1%) to $63.47 on heavy volume. Thus far, 626,731 shares of HDFC Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 830,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $62.29-$63.50 after having opened the day at $62.29 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $62.78.

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HDFC Bank Limited provides a range of banking and financial services to individuals and businesses in India, Bahrain, Hong Kong, and Dubai. The company operates in Treasury, Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, and Other Banking Business segments. HDFC Bank has a market cap of $52.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 23.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate HDFC Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates HDFC Bank as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full HDFC Bank Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY) is up $0.34 (0.6%) to $57.13 on average volume. Thus far, 648,365 shares of Royal Bank Of Canada exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.78-$57.28 after having opened the day at $57.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.79.

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Royal Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified financial service company worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Personal & Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, Insurance, Investor & Treasury Services, and Capital Markets. Royal Bank Of Canada has a market cap of $81.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 17.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Royal Bank Of Canada a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Bank Of Canada as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Royal Bank Of Canada Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the banking industry could consider KBW Bank ETF ( KBE) while those bearish on the banking industry could consider ProShares Short KBW Regional Bankng ( KRS).